It collects the waters of many rivers, the chief being Rainy river from the east, draining Rainy Lake.
And into it, with that travel-tired band of venturers from Rainy Lake, had passed a princess.
Forcing up this rapid, we saw spreading out before us the broad waters of the Rainy Lake.
Next morning we paddled up to the foot of a rapid which the river makes as it flows out of the Rainy Lake.
It is well watered by streams tributary to Rainy Lake and Superior, and by innumerable small lakes.
And again when near Rainy Lake, "I had no pukkwi, or mats, for a lodge and therefore had to build one of poles and long grass."
Two rivers flow from it, expanding here and there into small lakes, till another expanse of water is reached called Rainy Lake.
It has 36been generally supposed, that the lake referred to in this tradition, is Rainy Lake, or Lake of the Woods.